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East Providence Vice arrests Riverside man on heroin, drug charges

East Providence Vice arrests Riverside man on heroin, drug charges

EAST PROVIDENCE — Members of the East Providence Police Department Vice Unit arrested a city man for possession of heroin and prescription drugs on Monday, Sept. 8. Joshua Ridondo, 25 and of 130 Halleck Ave, East Providence, Ridondo was arrested for possessing heroin, oxycodone, suboxone, alprazolam and clonazepam. Mr. Ridondo admitted to investigators that he

Algae forms along the edges of the Turner Reservoir.

DEM rep explains concerns with East Providence’s Turner Reservoir

PROVIDENCE — The outbreak of blue-green algae at the Central Pond/Turner Reservoir is not an uncommon occurrence here locally or in other similar bodies of water across the state. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management last week issued a warning in regard to the appearance of cyanobacteria (aka blue-green algae) in the Turner Reservoir

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DEM issues warning for East Providence’s Turner Reservoir

PROVIDENCE — The Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid recreational activities in Turner Reservoir and Central Pond in East Providence because a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom has been detected in the waters of the reservoir and pond. Following a report received by DEM yesterday,


Seekonk Police note car break-ins near East Providence border

SEEKONK — Seekonk Police Chief Craig Mace reported a rash of car break-ins occurred in the town on Saturday, Sept. 6. The chief did so in a press release dated September 8. The Seekonk PD received numerous reports of the breaks Saturday in northern and central residential neighborhoods. The specific streets where the robberies happened


Questions are posed to East Providence Ward 4 Council candidates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The primary race for East Providence City Council from Ward 4 features members of three very politically active families. Chrissy Rossi is the incumbent, having run unopposed for election to the seat in November 2012. Previously, Mrs. Rossi was the Ward 4 representative on the School Committee, a spot currently occupied by

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